The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 77 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.16% -
As % of the Applications category 1.52% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.24 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +5.48%
Spreadsheet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
66 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.10% 13.84% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 23
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.40 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £28.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North East region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North East region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -31 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Environment And Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle